Definition of Mounting

1. Noun. An event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.).

Exact synonyms: Climb, Climbing
Generic synonyms: Ascension, Ascent, Rise, Rising
Derivative terms: Climb, Climb, Climb, Mount, Mount



2. Noun. Framework used for support or display.
Specialized synonyms: Chassis, Mat, Matting, Mount, Setting, Passe-partout
Terms within: Collet
Generic synonyms: Framework
Derivative terms: Mount

Definition of Mounting

1. n. The act of one that mounts.

2. n. = Carriage.

Definition of Mounting

1. Adjective. that continues to mount; steadily accumulating. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of mount) ¹

3. Noun. Something mounted; an attachment ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mounting

1. something that provides a backing or appropriate setting for something else [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mounting

1. In dentistry, the laboratory procedure of attaching the maxillary and/or mandibular cast to an articulator. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mounting

mountebankeries
mountebankery
mountebanking
mountebankish
mountebankism
mountebankisms
mountebanks
mounted
mounted infantry
mounted police
mountenance
mountenaunce
mounter
mounters
mounteth
mounting (current term)
mounting block
mounting medium
mountingly
mountings
mountkeithite
mountless
mountlet
mountlets
mounts
mounture
mounty
moup
mouped
mouping

Literary usage of Mounting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1897)
"The mounting is composed of a twin sleeve surrounding the rear part of the guns, ... The sighting devices are attached to the sleeve on the mounting. ..."

2. Niles' Weekly Register edited by Hezekiah Niles, Jeremiah Hughes, George Beatty (1837)
"Frigate Macedonian, rated 38, mounting 49, ta ten bv the United States, rated 44, ... Sloop of War Reindeer, rated 18, mounting 20, taken by the Wasp, ..."

3. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1893)
"The new mounting for the 26-inch telescope of the Naval Observatory at ... The old mounting was built no longer ago than 1870, at a cost of $20000, ..."

4. Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoölogical Micro-technique by Michael Frederic Guyer, Elizabeth Anita Smith (1917)
"GENERAL SCHEME FOR mounting WHOLE OBJECTS (IN TOTO PREPARATIONS) OR SECTIONS Whole Objects (for balsam mounts) Killing and fixing Washing Staining ..."

5. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"mounting Instrument.—A simple mode of applying graduated pressure concurrently with the heat of a lamp, which will be found very convenient in the mounting ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The mounting was designed by Mr. Pease and other members of the observatory staff, ... The larger portions of the mounting, some weighing 10 tons, ..."

7. The American Annual of Photography (1907)
"mounting PRINTS IN ALBUMS. By CM WHITNEY. 1OW do you get the leaves to lie so flat ?" queried an acquaintance who was looking" over with much interest an ..."

8. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1897)
"The mounting is composed of a twin sleeve surrounding the rear part of the guns, ... The sighting devices are attached to the sleeve on the mounting. ..."

9. Niles' Weekly Register edited by Hezekiah Niles, Jeremiah Hughes, George Beatty (1837)
"Frigate Macedonian, rated 38, mounting 49, ta ten bv the United States, rated 44, ... Sloop of War Reindeer, rated 18, mounting 20, taken by the Wasp, ..."

10. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1893)
"The new mounting for the 26-inch telescope of the Naval Observatory at ... The old mounting was built no longer ago than 1870, at a cost of $20000, ..."

11. Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoölogical Micro-technique by Michael Frederic Guyer, Elizabeth Anita Smith (1917)
"GENERAL SCHEME FOR mounting WHOLE OBJECTS (IN TOTO PREPARATIONS) OR SECTIONS Whole Objects (for balsam mounts) Killing and fixing Washing Staining ..."

12. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"mounting Instrument.—A simple mode of applying graduated pressure concurrently with the heat of a lamp, which will be found very convenient in the mounting ..."

13. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The mounting was designed by Mr. Pease and other members of the observatory staff, ... The larger portions of the mounting, some weighing 10 tons, ..."

14. The American Annual of Photography (1907)
"mounting PRINTS IN ALBUMS. By CM WHITNEY. 1OW do you get the leaves to lie so flat ?" queried an acquaintance who was looking" over with much interest an ..."

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